Tag Archives: brain death

What does it mean to declare brain death in the clinical setting?

What does it mean to declare brain death in the clinical setting? How does the language we use surrounding death complicate these situations? What beliefs and philosophies exist regarding what constitutes the death of a person? Episode 11 of No Easy … Continue reading

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A Brain Dead Little Girl Raises Some Big Questions

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Tom Tomlinson, Ph.D. Starting a couple of weeks before Christmas, tragic news about Jahi McMath hit the media, and has scarcely abated since. … Continue reading

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Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series Special Event: Professor Masahiro Morioka lecture

The Center for Ethics has partnered with the Department of Philosophy and the Asian Studies Center to welcome Masahiro Morioka, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at Osaka Prefecture University in Japan, for a special lecture in the Bioethics Brownbag & … Continue reading

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